In this “Cancer in My Community” post, Dr. Joseph Bernard Jr. describes why he decided to become an oncologist and the array of challenges people with cancer face in Haiti.
Cancer in My Community
Dr. Verna Vanderpuye describes what people with cancer experience in Ghana, including the stigma associated with the disease, the challenges to receiving care, and how local organizations are working to make a difference.
En este “cáncer en mi comunidad”, el Dr. José Enrique Gonzales Nogales describe cómo es el cáncer en Bolivia, incluso cómo se trata a las personas con cáncer, cómo acceden a la atención médica y qué desafíos existen para proporcionar atención oncológica en el país.
In this “Cancer in My Community,” Dr. José Enrique Gonzales Nogales describes what cancer is like in Bolivia, including how people with cancer are treated, how they access care, and what challenges exist to providing cancer care in the country.
Dr. Aynur Kenjaeva discusses what cancer care is like in Kazakhstan, including the free access to cancer care all citizens of the country have and about national efforts to promote cancer screening and prevention.
Dr. Ramila Shilpakar shares what the cancer experience is like in Nepal, including the stigma surrounding the disease, how people with cancer access care, and how international organizations have helped to improve cancer care in the country.
Dr. Mona Hassan describes what cancer care is like in Lebanon, including the significant disparities in cancer care between Lebanese people and refugees in the country.
Dr. Michael Jefford discusses what cancer prevention and care is like in Australia, including the access Australians have to screening, how people with cancer receive treatment, and how the country is working to improve survivorship care.
Dr. Fidel Rubagumya describes what treating people with cancer is like in Rwanda, including some of the longstanding challenges and recent achievements in caring for and supporting patients and survivors in the country.
La doctora Alba Kihn Alarcón habla de la razón personal por la que se involucró en la atención oncológica de Guatemala, en los esfuerzos por ampliar la detección del cáncer en todo el país y en la manera en que las personas con cáncer acceden a la atención en Guatemala.